Volcanoes

Paperback | October 9, 1986

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

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‘This trim overview gives young readers an excellent grounding on volcanoes in an efficient few words. There [is] a succinct and easily readable explanation of how volcanoes are caused by magma pushing up between (or through) moving plates in the Earth's crust. Then comes a pair of snappy maps, with bright little bursts of color denoting the Pacific Ring of Fire and other volcano locations throughout the world.' 'K.

1985 Best of the Season (Science Books and Films)

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Branley gives young readers an explanation of how volcanoes are caused by magma pushing up between--or through--moving plates in the Earth's crust. A pair of colorful maps denote the Pacific Rim of Fire and other volcano locations throughout the world.

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‘This trim overview gives young readers an excellent grounding on volcanoes in an efficient few words. There [is] a succinct and easily readable explanation of how volcanoes are caused by magma pushing up between (or through) moving plates in the Earth's crust. Then comes a pair of snappy maps, with bright little bursts of color deno...

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 6.88 × 8.88 × 0.07 inPublished:October 9, 1986Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064450597

ISBN - 13:9780064450591

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Branley gives young readers an explanation of how volcanoes are caused by magma pushing up between--or through--moving plates in the Earth's crust. A pair of colorful maps denote the Pacific Rim of Fire and other volcano locations throughout the world.